<li>At the <strong>EU</strong> level : the European Parliament calls upon
<p>At the <strong>EU</strong> level: the European Parliament calls upon
the Commission for the <a href="https://fsfe.org/news/2015/news-20151110-01.en.html">systematic
replacement of proprietary software by verifiable Free Software in all
the EU institutions</a>. In <strong>Italy</strong>, the <a href="http://www.computerweekly.com/news/4500256578/Free-software-gains-ground-in-the-Italian-public-administration">Italian Ministry of Defence is replacing Microsoft Office with
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The same example was followed in <strong>Denmark</strong> where the city of Aarhus <a href="https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/osor/news/denmark%E2%80%99s-aarhus-insists-open-it-standards">is requiring the use of open IT standards for all of its future IT projects</a>
in order to rid itself of IT vendor lock-in. Lastly, recent study in
<strong>France</strong> confirmed that <a href="https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/node/147785">country's administration is still a large enabler of Free Software in France</a>.
According to the study, the Free Software market is growing on a linear trend and will grow by 9% annually until 2020.</li>
According to the study, the Free Software market is growing on a linear trend and will grow by 9% annually until 2020.</p>
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